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IND vs ENG Live: Raj Bawa becomes first Indian to take a FIFER in ICC tournament final, rules England in U19 World Cup final

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IND vs ENG Live: Raj Bawa bags stunning fifer – ‘Raj ruling the British,’ Rohan Gavaskar aptly described Raj Bawa’s stunning spell that included four wickets in just 19 balls. Coming into the match, Raj Bawa was looking to end his wicket drought. He bagged four against South Africa but then had a spell of drought that he ended in style with a fifer against England on Saturday. Follow U19 World Cup Final Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

While the eyes were on Jacob Bethell, Tom Prest, Yash Dhull and Ravi Kumar, it was the right-arm seamer who delivered. After Ravi Kumar dealt the early blow, it was Raj Bawa show. With that, Raj Bawa became the first Indian to bag a five-wicket haul in an ICC tournament final.

IND vs ENG Live: Raj Bawa becomes first Indian to take a FIFER in ICC tournament final, rules England in U19 World Cup final

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IND vs ENG Live: Raj Bawa becomes first Indian to take a FIFER in ICC tournament final, rules England in U19 World Cup final

Wicket 1: His first victim was George Thomas. His fast full-length wide off the off-stump delivery had Thomas itching to go for a big one. But he misjudged it and gave away a catch to Yash Dhull.

Wicket 2: Will Luxton was his next victim and it was a fantastic delivery. In the line and perfect length and it forced Luxton to play a cut shot but could only edge it for Dinesh Bana behind the stumps.

Wicket 3: George Bell soon departed in his next delivery with Bawa’s ripper of a delivery. Short delivery and Bell misjudged the ball completely and gloved it for Bana.

IND vs ENG Live: Raj Bawa becomes first Indian to take a FIFER in ICC tournament final, rules England in U19 World Cup final

IND vs ENG Live: Raj Bawa becomes first Indian to take a FIFER in ICC tournament final, rules England in U19 World Cup final

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Wicket 4: The fourth one took time to come but it was another delivery that Raj Bawa forced Rehan Ahmed to edge. Rehan looked to defend a slightly widish delivery and edged it to Kaushal Tambe in the slip.

IND vs ENG Live: Raj Bawa becomes first Indian to take a FIFER in ICC tournament final, rules England in U19 World Cup final

Wicket 5: Raj Bawa wrapped up the innings up by sending Joshua Boyden. Dinesh Bana was the catcher once again as he completed the fifer with another full-length delivery outside off-stump, forcing Boyden to play. Boyden could only manage a nick as Raj Bawa became the first Indian to bag a fifer in an ICC tournament final.

Thanks to Raj Bawa’s 5/31 and Ravi Kumar’s 4/34, England crumbled, posting 189 in 44.5 overs. James Rew was the lone ranger for England with a gutsy 95 that helped them stead after Raj Bawa’s supreme spell.

Bawa won the player of the match for his all-round efforts after he chipped in with a vital 35 in India’s chase. Speaking after the game, the young Indian said, “Always feels special to win any game, but to do it in the final is a great feeling. Just went out to execute the plans we discussed with the coach and captain.”

IND vs ENG Live: Raj Bawa becomes first Indian to take a FIFER in ICC tournament final, rules England in U19 World Cup final

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